Nakkula, M. & Schneider-Munoz, A. (Spring 2018). Adolescent psychology in today’s world: Global perspectives on risk, relationships, and development, Vol 1–3. Santa Barbara: Praeger. Chapters in the books written by Professor Nakkula and colleagues include:
- Conceptual introduction: Possibility development as the psychological core of adolescence (Chapter 1 in Vol 1)
- Introduction to Volume 1: Youth possibility development in the Americas. (Chapter 3, Vol 1, with Sharon Ravitch and Andrew Schneider-Munoz)
- The United States: Possibility development in the land of opportunity gaps. (Chapter 4, Vol I, with Andrew Schneider-Munoz)
- Possibility for all: The comprehensive and inspiring reach of Finnish education (Chapter 5, Vol 2)
Clonan-Roy, K., Jacobs, C., & Nakkula, M. (2016). Towards a model of positive youth development specific to girls of color: Perspectives on development, resilience, and empowerment. Gender Issues, 33: 96–121. DOI: 10.1007/s12147-016-9156-7.
Pineda, C. & Nakkula, M. (2014). Dancing ethnicity: A qualitative exploration of immigrant youth agency in an ethnically specific program. International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2: 79–103.
Nakkula, M., & Harris, J. (2005, 2013). Assessing mentoring relationships. In D. Dubois & M. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring, Vols 1 & 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Nakkula, M. (2013). A crooked path to success: Becoming a successful student, particularly for those who have fallen behind, requires motivation, engagement with school, and authentic ownership of one's own education. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(6).
Toshalis, E. & Nakkula, M. (2013). Prioritizing motivation and engagement. In R. W. Wolfe, A. Steinberg, & N. Hoffman (Eds.), Anytime, anywhere: Student-centered learning for schools and teachers. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Nakkula, M., Foster, K., Mannes, M., & Lewis, S. (2010). Building healthy communities for positive youth development. The Search Institute Series on Developmentally Attentive Community and Society. Peter Benson (ed.). Springer.
Karcher, M. J. & Nakkula, M. J., (Eds.) (2010). Play, talk, learn: Promising practices in youth mentoring. New Directions in Youth Development Quarterly Report Series. Jossey Bass.
Mason, M. & Nakkula, M. (2008). A risk and prevention counselor training program model: Theory and practice. Journal of Primary Prevention, 29(5): 361–374.
Nakkula, M. & Foster, K. (2007). Academic identity development: Student experiences in two Early College High Schools. In N. Hoffman, J. Vargas, A. Venezia, & M. Miller (Eds.), Minding the gap: Why integrating high school with college makes sense and how to do it. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Nakkula, M., & Toshalis, E. (2006.) Understanding youth: Adolescent development for educators. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Karcher, M. J., Nakkula, M., & Harris, J. (2005). Developmental mentoring match characteristics: Correspondence between mentors’ and mentees’ assessments of relationship quality. Journal of Primary Prevention, 26(2): 93–110.
Nakkula, M., & Nikitopoulos, C. (2001). Negotiation training and interpersonal development: An exploratory study of early adolescents in Argentina. Adolescence, 36: 1–20.